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Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: National Security (25 Nov 2022)

Ben Bradshaw: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been identified by the Department's review of Tier 1 investor visas as posing a security risk to the UK.

Gulf States: Human Rights Abuses - Motion to Take Note (24 Nov 2022)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...a row, Bahrain has made progress on issues of human trafficking and modern slavery, where the UK has also played an important role as a partner. Bahrain is the only country in the region to achieve tier 1 status, fully compliant with the minimum standards for elimination of severe forms of trafficking. That assessment was made by the US. In recent weeks, there have been calls for us to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas (24 Nov 2022)

Stephen Kinnock: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her planned timetable is for the publication of her Department's report on tier one investor visas; and for what reason the report has not yet been published.

Scottish Parliament: Housing (Private Sector Rents) (24 Nov 2022)

Mercedes Villalba: in on the housing crisis while claiming that they provide a public service. Let us be clear: that is not philanthropy—it is exploitation. Will the minister commit to finally ending the two-tier system of rented housing in Scotland by capping private rents in line with social rent levels?

Scottish Parliament: NHS Leaders (Meeting) (24 Nov 2022)

Douglas Ross: 1. On Monday, minutes obtained by the BBC revealed that national health service leaders in Scotland had held secret talks about privatising parts of the NHS. They discussed a two-tier health service in which patients would have to pay for treatment and prescriptions. Those plans are completely against the founding principles of our NHS. The First Minister likes to scaremonger about NHS...

Scottish Parliament: Healthcare (Private Provision) (24 Nov 2022)

Anas Sarwar: ...had got so bad that health leaders had discussed charging for treatment. In response, the health secretary said that that was “abhorrent”. However, the truth is that there is already a two-tier healthcare system in Scotland. Can the First Minister tell the chamber how many procedures were carried out in private hospitals in Scotland in the past year?

Scottish Parliament: Renewable Energy Sector (Economic Impact) (24 Nov 2022)

Paul McLennan: ...opened in January 2023. EDF Renewables and its partners the ESB Group are committed to using Scottish suppliers for NnG and have a track record of doing so already. Working alongside NnG’s tier 1 contractors, businesses can be confident that the Scottish supply chain can play a big part in the delivery of the project. NnG is working closely with tier 1 preferred suppliers to encourage...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: New Clause 61 (23 Nov 2022)

Dehenna Davison: ...under social wellbeing when deciding whether the test is met. Hopefully, that provides some reassurance. My right hon. Friend also spoke about new clause 71, on whether the framework for a tier 3 deal is accessible without a Mayor. We in the Government are committed to that framework. We believe that directly elected Mayors with a clear path of accountability and a convening power to make...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Clause 16 - Local authority functions (23 Nov 2022)

...of a county council or district council to be exercised by a combined county authority. The amendment prevents such regulations from providing for the function of a district council in a two-tier area to be exercisable by the combined county authority instead of by the district council.

Support for British Farming — [Sir Gary Streeter in the Chair] (23 Nov 2022)

Daniel Zeichner: ...sources—I include the hon. Member for Penrith and The Border in that—tell me that the changes may not be as dramatic as the headlines suggest, but perhaps the Minister can clarify that. Is tier 2 ELMS being replaced by countryside stewardship? If so, is that the genuine nature recovery network system promised in the Environment Act 2021? If not, how is it supposed to work? What is...

Scottish Parliament: Primary Care (23 Nov 2022)

Jackie Baillie: I will not. The member should listen to this. Inside or outside the UK, the SNP would contemplate a two-tier NHS where those who can afford to pay would get faster and better treatment and those who are not wealthy would receive a poorer service from a residualised NHS. However, the SNP is already presiding over a two-tier system. More and more people are paying for private consultations,...

Scottish Parliament: Cost of Living: Mortgage Rescue Scheme (23 Nov 2022)

Elizabeth Smith: in which I understand that concerns have been expressed on all sides about the lack of Government statements on crucial issues such as the teachers’ strike, ambulance staff and two-tier NHS dental provision. I also say that on a day when, yet again, the focus has been on the constitution. Therefore, even if my party has vastly different political views from those of the Labour...

Service Personnel and Veterans: Rehabilitation (22 Nov 2022)

Andrew Murrison: ...personnel. Our aim here is to return our regulars and our reserves to active duty as soon as possible. To that end, the MOD’s Defence Medical Services, which I used to be a part of, provides a tiered service, extending from the more minor to the most severe injuries. First, our primary care rehabilitation facilities offer physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation—fairly straightforward...

Energy (oil and gas) profits levy (22 Nov 2022)

Kate Osborne: ..., 132,000 staff vacancies across our NHS, and another 165,000 vacancies in care. Now he wants to pretend that the NHS is being protected. Well, it is not. We can all see the push towards a two-tier system that prices the poorest out of healthcare. There was nothing in the autumn statement to protect the lowest paid and most vulnerable in our communities. With average rent up by more than...

NHS Staffing Levels — [Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (22 Nov 2022)

Margaret Greenwood: ...under threat: it has been reported this week that NHS leaders in Scotland have discussed abandoning the founding principles of the NHS by having the wealthy pay for treatment, thus creating a two-tier system. Not only would that be a betrayal of its founding principles, but it would also bring in costly administrative processes that are not currently needed, as patients would need to be...

Scottish Parliament: National Health Service (22 Nov 2022)

Alex Rowley: 2. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that a discussion of a “two-tier” health service is recorded in draft minutes of a meeting of national health service board chief executives in September. (S6T-00981)

Scottish Parliament: Point of Order (22 Nov 2022)

Tess White: ...of a meeting involving national health service leaders that suggested that NHS management has been given the green light to consider a range of drastic reforms. Those included introducing a two-tier system in our NHS that would charge wealthier patients for care—

Questions to the Mayor of London — Refugee Support (2): Refugee Support (2) (22 Nov 2022)

Sadiq Khan: ...of all people seeking asylum. I am proud that London has committed to welcoming refugees through resettlement schemes but am acutely aware that the multiple Government schemes create different tiers of support. I continue to call for a fairer and more consistent approach that serves refugees of all nationalities.

Justice: Strengthening Human Rights: Discussions with Cabinet Colleagues (22 Nov 2022)

Stuart McDonald: ...his Bill. As we face up to the cost of living crisis, should we not be strengthening our citizens’ rights rather than undermining them? Why does he want to put people in the UK into a second-tier system of rights protection?

Autumn Statement Resolutions - Energy (Oil and Gas) Profits Levy (21 Nov 2022)

Nicholas Fletcher: ...the living wage, but has the calculation been done on what effect that will have on inflation? There needs to be a gap in wages between unskilled, skilled and professional careers; between the tiers of responsibility. So raising the lowest wages would no doubt have to be followed through. If it does not, again, people ask, “What’s the point?” What is the point in further education or...

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